The City is requesting feedback on the design for public space and traffic safety improvements at Broad, Germantown, and Erie. The plans are based on previous phases of community input conducted in 2020 

The design incorporates input received through print, in-person, and digital methods from 781 residents, workers, shoppers, and SEPTA ridersView results of community engagement .   

Based on feedback received, the design includes:  

  • A literature theme 
  • Circles layout for public spaces 
  • Lawn  
  • Fixed seating 
  • String lights 
  • Bright colors
  • Combination of shade structure and trees​  

The City would like to hear what you think of the design. Please see below for how to provide feedback. 

Note: Parts of the design may change due to maintenance needs. The City is committed to creating welcoming public spaces and an updated intersection that are maintainable for the long-term. Trash cans are also part of the overall design and are not currently pictured. 

What happens next 

  • February 14, 2021Deadline to comment on design
  • February 2021: City will share feedback collected and any changes that will be made with the public
  • May – November 2021: Temporary improvements at Butler Triangle/Fish Park to do further engagement and test out features
  • 2022 – 2023Construct the project  

How You Can Provide Feedback 

  • View the design. 
  • Send comments or questions to bge@phila.gov, or text or call us at (215) 436-9886. Deadline to submit comments is February 14, 2021. 
  • Invite a City staffer to attend your (virtual) community meeting to share the design and collect feedback by emailing bge@phila.gov.